From planes to hotels to ferries, it’s sting on vacations


By John

«In just one month, domestic flights have increased by 9% and have grown by +26.1% in a year, hotel rates go up by +19%, holiday packages register a +17%. It’s a sting on the summer holidays.’ He affirms it in a note Absoutenti signaling compared to the previous month also a 6.1% increase for ferries.

This growth in prices in the holiday sector “will bring Italian spending on holidays between July and August to +1.2 billion euro compared to what was paid last year, despite the cut in the number of nights away from home”, highlights the president of Assoutenti Furio Truzzi. «Analysing the trend of the rates applied by the accommodation facilities, we discover how the city that in July records the highest price increases in Italy is Rome, where the prices of hotels, B&Bs, boarding houses have increased on average by +31.3% every year. Similar trend in Genoa, +31%, while Venice with +24.7% is placed in third position followed by Milan with 24.6%», explains Assoutenti.